Life Partially Affected In AJK After Torrential Rains

Life partially affected in AJK after  torrential rains

Life was partially affected in Azad Jammu Kashmir after various parts of the state lashed with torrential rains since late Tuesday

MIRPUR (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 17th Apr, 2019 ) : Life was partially affected in Azad Jammu Kashmir after various parts of the state lashed with torrential rains since late Tuesday.

Various parts of AJK including the states' metropolis and Mirpur districts lashed with the much-predicted second spell of intermittent heavy rainfall which affected the normal life.

Mirpur city and rest of the district received the heavy downpour coupled with severe wind storm Tuesday night was continuing intermittently till Wednesday affecting the electricity, roads and telecommunication system in various areas of the district. There are also reports of uprooting of trees and electricity poles at several kacha places in the division because of the wind storm.

Telecommunication and electricity system was particularly affected as a result of the rainfall which was continuing with pause till filing of this report Wednesday afternoon.

The rainfall turned the weather pleasant as mercury fallen down to greater extent and resultantly people in the mountainous terrain went into the winter clothing due to chilly weather.

Several of the rains-hit top mountainous areas were partially detached from each other following the damaging of roads due to land sliding where heavy rain fall was reported with pause during the said period.

The laborers engaged in the construction are also considered to be the most affected community as construction work was abandoned because of the heavy downpour.

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